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Islington Estate Partnership’s Upward Cycle

The front runners of GetMoreBikes

The front runners of GetMoreBikes

Two entrepreneurs, Steve Connelly and Judith Paris, have teamed up with their local Tenants’ Management Organisation to build community cohesion through local involvement and employment with their cycle maintenance and repair workshop GetMoreBikes.

The workshop opened in March 2013 in converted garages rented from the TMO just off the Caledonian Road, north of King’s Cross, an area blighted by social deprivation. It is a social enterprise: any profit gets ploughed straight back into growth and development, and the TMO advertises and promotes GetMoreBikes’ activities locally. Continue reading

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